Danny Lanier, Jr.

Assistant Professor of Accounting
Koury Business Center 348B
2075 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
dlanier2@elon.edu (336) 278-5966

Employment History

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Elon University, August 2013 - Present

Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, Wake Forest University, July 2011 - June 2013

Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, Syracuse University, July 2009 - June 2011

Assistant Professor of Accounting, Texas Christian University, August 2003 - June 2009

Courses Taught

Intermediate Accounting I & II;

Principles of Financial Accounting;

Managerial Accounting


My research focuses on the financial performance effects of significant seller-buyer (supply chain) relationships. I am also interested in accrual-based and real earnings management.


“Anti-Human Trafficking Policies and Freedom of the Press: A Cross-Country Study," with Das, J., DiRienzo, C., and Rich, C., International Journal of Management and Marketing Research (forthcoming).

"Concentrated supply chain membership and financial performance: Chain- and firm-level perspectives," with W. Wempe and Z. Zacharia. Journal of Operations Management (2010).


Finalist for 2010 Best Paper Award, Journal of Operations Management.

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